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Ovyde, hys booke of Methamorphose : books X-XV

Author: Ovid; William Caxton; S Gaselee; H F B Brett-Smith; Pepys Library.
Publisher: Oxford : Basil Blackwell, 1924.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations into Middle English
Named Person: Ovid; Ovid
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ovid; William Caxton; S Gaselee; H F B Brett-Smith; Pepys Library.
OCLC Number: 2043984
Notes: Colophon of original: Thus endeth Ovyde hys booke of Methamorphose translated & fymysshed by me William Caxton at Westmestre the xxij day of Appryll the yere of our lord m¹.iiijc.iiijxx. And the xx yere of the Regne of kynge Edward the fourth.
Translation in prose made from a French version. Caxton's prologue and translation of books I-IX are missing in the Pepysian manuscript, the only one known at present.
"Edited by Stephen Gaselee & H.F.B. Brett-Smith."
"Three hundred and seventy-five copies ... have been printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. This is Number 251. Three copies have been printed on vellum." -- p. [viii].
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, xiij-xl, 189 pages, 1 leaf ; 31 cm
Responsibility: translated by William Caxton ; newly printed from the manuscript in the Pepysian library at Magdalene College, Cambridge.

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